The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 194 216 201
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing E-business 8 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.070% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.092% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 11
Average daily rate
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£423 £638 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.72% +42.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £588 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £688 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £21.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4524 5460 5743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.46% 76.55% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3423 4031 4257
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business.

1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) SAP
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Tableau
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) JAX-WS
6 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (20.00%) AquaLogic
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (20.00%) XPath
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Axis
6 3 (20.00%) Workday HCM
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) UDDI
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) WSDL
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) BEA
6 3 (20.00%) SAP HR
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (20.00%) AquaLogic
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (20.00%) Workday HCM
2 3 (20.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (6.67%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Essbase
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Workday Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) JAX-WS
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Axis
2 3 (20.00%) UDDI
2 3 (20.00%) WSDL
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XSD
2 3 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (6.67%) VMS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) BPR
4 1 (6.67%) DRM
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) XPath
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Tableau
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) BEA
3 3 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (6.67%) JDA
5 1 (6.67%) Intel
5 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards